Photo 2. Black threads of horse hair blight, Marasmius crinis-equi, growing along a branch and then from the branch over the surface of a leaf.
Photo 3. Old leaves of cocoa held in place by threads of horse hair blight, Marasmius crinis-equi, giving the impression that they have been killed by the fungus.
Marasmius crinis-equi; also Marasmius equicrinis.
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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